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Thailand ready to host the “2020 Global Summit of Women” in Bangkok

Thailand ready to host the “2020 Global Summit of Women” in Bangkok

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce its support for the staging of the “2020 Global Summit of Women”, in Bangkok, from 23-25 April, 2020. TAT executives, […]

Live the dream – the MTV tie-up redefining Malta

Live the dream – the MTV tie-up redefining Malta

Destinations interested in appealing to the youth travel market are advised to attend a session at WTM London which highlights how the Isle of MTV Malta has boosted the Mediterranean […]

World’s Best Sports Tourism Start-Ups Celebrated At Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau

World’s Best Sports Tourism Start-Ups Celebrated At Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau

The growing sports tourism sector has taken centre stage at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau, SAR with the first ‘SPORTSTECH’ edition of the World Tourism Organization’s Tourism Tech […]

London Travel Week Announce Key Events

London Travel Week Announce Key Events

Taking place from the 1 to 7 November 2019, London Travel Week will bring together industry events and become the largest festival supporting the global travel and tourism industry in […]

United States of America Moves Closer to World Tourism Organization With Landmark Meeting   

United States of America Moves Closer to World Tourism Organization With Landmark Meeting  

A high-level delegation from the United States Department of State has met with head of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) as the country moves closer to rejoining the United Nations […]

WTM London Welcomes Only the Finest: Global Travel Buyers to Join 40th Edition

WTM London Welcomes Only the Finest: Global Travel Buyers to Join 40th Edition

For the 40th Anniversary of WTM London, the Buyers’ Club programme is being revamped to create a new and exclusive experience for buyers, exhibitors and visitors. The aim is to […]

Announcing the finalists for the annual  WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards

Announcing the finalists for the annual WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards

The WTM World Responsible Tourism Gold and Silver Award finalists have been announced for 2019. After an extensive process, the panel of expert judges have decided on 14 global businesses, […]

The World Tourism Organization and Globalia launch the 2nd Global Tourism Start-up Competition

The World Tourism Organization and Globalia launch the 2nd Global Tourism Start-up Competition

The initiative has received backing from partners such as Telefónica, Amadeus, Intu and Distrito Digital Valencia. Proposals from around the world will begin arriving 13 September at Wakalua, Globalia’s tourism […]

Travel Forward Tech Event Hosts its first #HackTravel Hackathon

Travel Forward Tech Event Hosts its first #HackTravel Hackathon

Travel Forward, the only dedicated global event serving the entire travel and hospitality technology ecosystem, is hosting its first Hackathon on Tuesday 5 November 2019 at ExCeL London. A hackathon, […]

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WTM London 2019

WTM London will once again host a series of high-profile industry conferences and seminars showing that Ideas Arrive Here. The leading global event, taking place between the 4 – 6 […]

WTM London 2019

WTM London 2019

WTM London 2019, which takes place between Monday 4 – Wednesday 6 November, is poised to be the most successful event yet with more Ideas Arriving at WTM London than […]

The Travel Industry Is Days Away From Celebrating The Inaugural BorderlessLive

The Travel Industry Is Days Away From Celebrating The Inaugural BorderlessLive

BorderlessLive – the festival where content creators and the travel industry come together to connect and collaborate – is debuting at London’s Tobacco Dock this Friday and Saturday (6 and 7 […]

Italian debutants showcase fresh ideas at WTM London 2019   

Italian debutants showcase fresh ideas at WTM London 2019  

Six exhibitors from Italy will make their debut at WTM London 2019 – the event where ideas arrive – showcasing new destinations, cutting-edge technology and fresh touring inspiration.     […]

IMEX America Association Leadership Forum to Provide Leadership Skills Training as Boards Face an Unprecedented Rate of Change

IMEX America Association Leadership Forum to Provide Leadership Skills Training as Boards Face an Unprecedented Rate of Change

Future-proofing is among the topics explored at the Association Leadership Forum, a free half-day of education and networking at IMEX America, exclusively for association leaders and created by the American […]

Inaugural MICE Show Asia 2019 Conference to focus on “Winning the Hearts of MICE Buyers”

Inaugural MICE Show Asia 2019 Conference to focus on “Winning the Hearts of MICE Buyers”

The inaugural MICE Show Asia conference aims to redefine industry practices and identify new trends that will shape the future of MICE events Speakers from across the industry set to […]

European Cities Marketing (ECM) provides its members with short-term rental industry data through new partnership with TRANSPARENT

European Cities Marketing (ECM) provides its members with short-term rental industry data through new partnership with TRANSPARENT

European Cities Marketing, the association for Tourist Boards, Convention Bureaux and City Marketing Organisations in Europe just signed an agreement with TRANSPARENT, a Spain-based specialized data intelligence company that builds […]

Travel Forward announces  second annual Startup Competition

Travel Forward announces second annual Startup Competition

Travel Forward, the only dedicated global event serving the entire travel and hospitality technology ecosystem, confirms that Amadeus is continuing its sponsorship of the Startup Showcase and Competition for 2019. […]

Istanbul is expected to be Europe’s tourism hot spot in Q3 2019

Istanbul is expected to be Europe’s tourism hot spot in Q3 2019

A study undertaken for European Cities Marketing (ECM) by ForwardKeys, which analyses over 17 million flight booking transactions a day, reveals that Istanbul is set to be Europe’s city tourism […]

Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development – UNWTO Executive Council meets in Baku

Tourism: A Global Force For Growth And Development – UNWTO Executive Council meets in Baku

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met in Baku, Azerbaijan, for the 110th Session of its Executive Council (16-18 June). At the meeting, Member States endorsed the Organization’s progress and […]

Amazing Thai Taste Festival 2019 encourages all to just say ‘no’ to plastic

Amazing Thai Taste Festival 2019 encourages all to just say ‘no’ to plastic

TAT asks participants to bring own food and drink containers for discounts from all participating stalls. The Amazing Thai Taste Festival 2019 is going green this year by asking participants […]

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to Advance Development, Innovation and Partnerships

European Tourism Ministers meet in Croatia to Advance Development, Innovation and Partnerships

Innovation, partnerships and managing rising tourist numbers have been top of the agenda at the 64th Meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Europe, held in Zagreb, […]

New UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan

New UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA) and Gurunavi have released the new UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism: The Case of Japan. The publication includes […]

“An outstanding week of business and experiences to stir the imagination”  says Ray Bloom, Chairman of the IMEX Group

“An outstanding week of business and experiences to stir the imagination” says Ray Bloom, Chairman of the IMEX Group

This has been an outstanding week of business, learning and experiences to stir the imagination” says Ray Bloom, Chairman of the IMEX Group, as IMEX in Frankfurt 2019 came to […]

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, Deepening Partnership

UNWTO Secretary-General on official visit to Italy, Deepening Partnership

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has arrived in Rome to begin a first visit to Italy as head of the specialized agency of the United […]

International Tourism Numbers and Confidence on the Rise

International Tourism Numbers and Confidence on the Rise

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued to grow over the first quarter of 2019.   Though at […]

World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to Analyse the Sector’s Potential as a Source of Jobs, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to Analyse the Sector’s Potential as a Source of Jobs, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

International experts will gather at the Forum, which will feature presentations and master classes as participants share knowledge and best practices. The event will also host the final stage of […]

Balearic Islands Poised to Become First Tourism Destination Developed under 2030 Agenda

Balearic Islands Poised to Become First Tourism Destination Developed under 2030 Agenda

Deploying new resources and actions for the progressive adaptation of the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera) to the objectives of the 2030 Agenda, is one of the main objectives of the […]

Air Arabia welcomes the first A321neo LR to its fleet

Air Arabia welcomes the first A321neo LR to its fleet

Air Arabia is the first Middle Eastern airline to operate the A321neo LR. Adding the A321neo LR to the fleet will enable the low-cost carrier to extend its reach and […]

The Global Eventex Awards Announce Its 10th Anniversary Edition

The Global Eventex Awards Announce Its 10th Anniversary Edition

The 10th anniversary edition of the Global Eventex Awards – the ultimate benchmark in the event industry, is now officially open for registrations. Eventex Awards 2020 has many new categories […]

Announcement of the Finalists of the 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

Announcement of the Finalists of the 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Basque Culinary Center (BCC), with the support of PromPeru have announced the finalists of the 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, which recognize disruptive, […]

WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2019 launches

WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2019 launches

Innovators and pioneers working in tourism are encouraged to enter this year’s WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards.   Today (Tuesday 19 March) the six categories, chosen to highlight those companies, […]

MCE Central & Eastern Europe 2019, Stunning Results, Spectacular Success

MCE Central & Eastern Europe 2019, Stunning Results, Spectacular Success

And Europe Congress did it again! It surpassed previous forums feedback and expectations to deliver a show to remember and cherish forever.Within 2,5 days the program was action packed yet […]

International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 billion Two Years Ahead of Forecasts

International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 billion Two Years Ahead of Forecasts

  2018 totalled 1.4 billion international tourist arrivals (+6%), consolidating 2017 strong results and proving to be the second strongest year since 2010 Middle East (+10%) and Africa (+7%) grew […]

Thailand extends visa-on-arrival fee waiver until 30 April 2019

Thailand extends visa-on-arrival fee waiver until 30 April 2019

The period Thailand celebrates Chinese New Year in February and Thai New Year (Songkran) in April. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that the Royal Thai […]

MCE Central & Eastern Europe 2019, the MICE B2B show is back in Prague!

MCE Central & Eastern Europe 2019, the MICE B2B show is back in Prague!

Prague is once again honored with hosting MCE Central & Eastern Europe. After having paid tribute to many other Central & Eastern European destinations that offer quality MICE facilities and […]

UNWTO/ETC Launch Report on Health Tourism

UNWTO/ETC Launch Report on Health Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with the European Travel Commission (ETC) launched a new report on health tourism. Part of their joint research programme, the study is the first attempt […]